|Harvey Reid papers, 1862-1865 - Reid, Harvey, 1842-1910|
Primarily letters Harvey Reid wrote to his cousin, Will E. Reid, during Harvey Reid's service with the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters center around military life in camp, the movements of Reid's unit to various positions in Kentucky and Tennessee, and his ruminations on the conduct of the war. The final letter, written at the end of Sherman's march through the Carolinas, gives a critical account of the behavior of Union troops during the campaign...
Keywords: Reid, Harvey, 1842-1910; United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865); United States. Army; Family -- Wisconsin Social life and customs; Sherman's March through the Carolinas; Soldiers -- United States; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Social conditions; Wisconsin -- History Civil War, 1861-1865